Lore

Lore is a bi-weekly podcast (as well as a TV show and book series) about dark historical tales. Each episode explores the mysterious creatures, tragic events, and unusual places that fill the pages of history. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.

http://www.lorepodcast.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 30m. Bisher sind 134 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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episode 130: Episode 130: In Plain Sight


Before cell phones and internet access, learning about the world around us took a lot of time. Along the way, there would be gaps in our knowledge—holes that human cultures tended to fill with folklore. And while the creatures they invented to fill those gaps were amazing, it’s how close they often got to reality that makes those stories truly frightening.


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episode 129: Episode 129: Digging Deep


The longer humans stay in one place, the more progress and community we seem to create. But at the same time, we bring our darkness with us, and over time it begins to stain a place with shadows of pain and tragedy. And the older the city, the darker the mark.


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episode 128: Episode 128: A Hole in the Head


Most of our life is spent looking for things. Companionship, security, even our lost keys. But above all of that is our search for answers, and the way human beings have tried to find them has lead to all manner of frightening situations.


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 2019-10-28  37m
 
 

episode 127: Episode 127: Tipping the Scales


If you flip through the pages of history long enough, you’ll eventually run into stories about life out of balance, and how something—fate or chance or something otherworldly—has stepped in to make it right. In fact, some of those stories have become a part of our modern popular culture—all despite the deadly stories at their center.


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 2019-10-21  33m
 
 

episode 126: Episode 126: Aftershocks


Some places in our world have a dark legacy. Prior failures. Shameful acts. Painful tragedy. Even though it all took place long before we arrived there, we can still feel the tremors of that darkness—and the stories about their source are deeply chilling.


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 2019-10-14  37m
 
 

episode 125: Episode 125: Paper Trails


Everyone longs for someone. That special partner who can enter their life and make is something better, something more. And while dating has taken many forms over the years, nothing is like a good, old fashioned personal ad—or the people who took advantage of them.


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 2019-10-07  34m
 
 

episode 124: Episode 124: To Die For


Everyone wants to look good. And while there’s nothing wrong with beauty, sometimes people have made sacrifices—both willing and unaware—in the pursuit of it. After looking through the pages of history, though, that hasn’t always been a good thing.


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 2019-09-30  35m
 
 

episode 123: Episode 123: Unnoticed


Home might very well be what you make it, but it’s not always about beautiful decorations and comfortable furnishings. Sometimes the places we live take on elements of our own personality. Even after we’ve moved on, those pieces remain behind, like echoes of another time—echoes that can still be felt today.


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 2019-09-16  34m
 
 

episode 122: Episode 122: The Shortest Straw


Human nature has a number of powerful, universal characteristics. Our need for community. Our love of storytelling. Our seemingly infinite capacity to adapt and thrive. But some of the most terrifying events in history find their root in one other: our will to survive.


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 2019-09-02  37m
 
 

episode 121: Episode 121: Uninvited Guest


Some threats to our safety and well-being are obvious and easy to spot from a mile away. Over the course of history, people have become very skilled at looking for danger and avoiding it. But some threats are more difficult to spot—and once they strike, the results can be deadly.


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 2019-08-19  38m